Education plays a vital role in the Office of Engagement for Women. The list includes organizations that will help you navigate the educational system, explore opportunities for youth, gain knowledge, teach new skills, and promote college readiness.
Do you think your organization should be added to the list? Please reach out to Jovida Hill, Director of the Office of Engagement for Women, at Jovida.Hill@phila.gov.
A Wealth of Women
A Wealth of Women’s mission is to educate, empower and equip girls and women around the globe by delivering exceptional programming in areas that promote physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well being.
Address: 3900 Ford Road, Suite 14, Philadelphia, PA, 19131
Phone Number: 267-362-9267
Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE)
The Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) leads the mid-Atlantic region in advancing high-growth businesses founded by women. AWE identifies companies with the potential to scale and helps them grow.
Phone Number: (610) 850-0151
Association of Black Women in Higher Education
ABWHE has been an advocate for and celebrant of the accomplishments of Black women in higher education for more than two decades.
Address: 3643 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Phone Number: (215) 898-0104
Association of Women in Forensic Science, Inc. (AWIFS)
AWIFS provides networking opportunities and programs for female forensic professionals, teenagers, and college students. Programming includes mentoring and outreach for female and male adolescent youth ages 12-19 with the desire to pursue a career in forensic science.
Phone Number: (888) 494-2112
beGirl.world (bGw) is a Philadelphia based organization that empowers teenage girls through global education and travel. bGw challenges girls to think beyond their neighborhood, dream bigger than their city limits, and create possibilities outside their country borders.
Black Women in Sport Foundation
Black Women in Sport Foundation, or BWSF, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase the involvement of black women and girls in all aspects of sport, including athletics, coaching and administration.
Address: 2027 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
Career Wardrobe provides professional clothing and professional development opportunities that instill self-confidence.
Address: 1822 Spring Garden Street Philadelphia, PA 19130
Phone Number: (215) 568-6693
Girl Develop It – Philadelphia Chapter
Girl Develop It is a nonprofit organization that provides affordable and judgment-free opportunities for adult women interested in learning web and software development. Through in-person classes and community support, Girl Develop It helps women of diverse backgrounds achieve their technology goals and build confidence in their careers and their everyday lives.
Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey
Girls Inc’s mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. We achieve this mission by addressing the unique needs of girls ages 6-18 through research based programs, advocacy, education, and the development of mentoring relationships. Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey serves over 2,200 girls annually.
Address: 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Phone Number: (215) 735-7775
Girls Justice League
The Girls Justice League (GJL) is a girls’ rights organization dedicated to taking action for social, political, educational, and economic justice with and for girls and young women. The League is a collective of young women and their allies working to build and reinforce a culture where girls are fully empowered and where gender, race and other disparities are identified and confronted in the systems which affect their futures. GJL uses multiple mediums to tell girls’ stories, disseminate research that accurately describes girls’ current realities and, social justice organizing toward a different future for all girls.
Girls Rock Philly
Girls Rock Philly is a music and mentoring nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering girls and women from the greater Philadelphia region through music education and activities that foster self-respect, leadership skills, creativity, self-expression, critical thinking, and collaboration.
Address: 1428 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Phone Number: (215) 776-5246
National Bar Association Women Lawyers Division Philadelphia Chapter
The National Bar Association, Women Lawyers Division, Philadelphia Chapter, dedicates itself to creating an environment which maintains professional competence and integrity, providing a vehicle for increasing the number of African American women lawyers, fostering personal and business support networks, promoting entrepreneurial ventures, and elevating African-American women lawyers into strategic positions of power.
Address: 3023 N 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19133, United States
Network of Women in Computer Technology
The mission of the Network of Women with Careers in Technology is to advance careers for professionals in IT , via mentoring, education & networking
Phone Number: (215) 934-5400
Raising a Generation of Hope (RAGOH)
RAGOH’s mission is to equip teen girls to raise their voices as leaders and inspire communities to advocate for girls’ access to education in the developing world.
Address: 5722 Greene St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Phone Number: (215) 914-5814
Sister Prison Wives- Best Friends and Families
SPW-BFF stands on the grounds of Maya Angelou’s words of wisdom and follows the path of creativity, understanding and faith-fullness.
Address: 5011 Sansom St., Unit 9322, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Teen Uprise’s mission is to nurture teens in a safe environment through mentoring and programming in spiritual, educational, emotional, physical, and financial arenas.
Address: 6301 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Victory Women in Development Association (ViWiDA) – USA
ViWiDA-USA is a non-profit organization enriching the lives of women, youth, and underprivileged individuals in local and international communities by providing social and academic programs that help participants gain skills and foster self- sufficiency and sustainable economic development.
Phone Number: (610) 449-9280